Tag: Kathrine Switzer
Rosie Ruiz famously jumped onto the 1980 Boston Marathon course and claimed victory over Canada’s Jacqueline Gareau. Eight days later she was stripped of her title and disqualified, but never admitted to having cheated
There are some interesting parallels between Komac’s 1975 Around the Bay race and Kathrine Switzer’s 1967 Boston debut
The famous running legend will be hooked up to a monitor for the full 42.2K with her stats broadcast live
In this week’s episode, Sinead and Michael talk to pioneer of women’s running Kathrine Switzer. Sinead also chats about body image and training with personal trainer and author Louise Green.
September 28th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Her 1967 Boston Marathon may be her most iconic race but Switzer also won New York in 1974. Next month, she’s going back
Kathrine Switzer is making 2017 a year to talk about. When fall rolls around, she’ll line up at the start line of the New York City Marathon.
Everyone’s favourite block party/ running race hybrid has been undergoing some significant changes
Watch full coverage from the retirement ceremony of Kathrine Switzer’s 1967 Boston Marathon race number.
Kathrine Switzer’s 261 Team in Boston is running to celebrate five decades of female participation in the sport.
After 50 years of buzz around bib 261, the Boston Athletic Association announces its retirement.
Approaching the 50th anniversary of her controversial Boston Marathon run, women’s running icon Kathrine Switzer reflects on her life spent paving the way for generations of female runners and the state of gender equality in the sport today.